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Creative Europe and Mies van der Rohe Foundation launch the Young Talent Architecture Prize

Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, has recently launched the Young Talent Architecture Prize (YTAP). The announcement has been made at the end of Shaping European Cities, the opening event of the exhibition dedicated to the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture -­ Mies van der Rohe Award, presented in Bozar, Brussels. Philosophy of the YTAP The YTAP aims to support young talents to build an international career. It also acknowledges the universities committed to architectural quality as a driving force for the European economy and its culture. The winning projects will be distinguished for their excellence, authenticity and innovative nature, as well as their sustainable approach. The winners will receive a financial reward and will become part of the network of awarded architects of the Prize. Moreover, they will have the opportunity to travel, visit and experience the best examples of architecture. Procedure An international jury will select the three best master degree projects from Europe. The selection will be made from the proposals submitted by about 50 accredited schools and universities in Europe, expanding in future editions to other geographical areas. The list of schools and universities will be public on January 2016. The 2016 Prize is open to master degree projects from the current academic year. Organizer Creative Europe and Mies van der Rohe Foundation Source: Fundación Mies Van der Rohe Read more news related Mies van der Rohe published at Infurma
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